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"Dammit! Why can't I LOG IN!?!"
Weathering the blowback from two other missteps this week, Facebook found time on Thursday to provide yet another update on the removal of propagandists from its platform, this time from Iran. The social ad biz's announcement coincided with a press call on which handlers twice stressed that Nathaniel Gleicher, head of FB's …
That's a giant non-sequitur. This particular story doesn't say anything about corporations (except Facebook), or teens for that matter.
Why should it? It also doesn't say anything about Brexit, or the Rohingya, or the Rwandan genocide of 1994, but that doesn't make it reasonable to infer that silence implies approval of all those things.
"In May last year, Facebook estimated that between three per cent and four per cent of active Facebook accounts in Q1 2018 were fake. That number has since gone up, which could be a result of better detection or increased account registration."
I would think that number going up would definitely not be indicative of better detection...
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